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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

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1081  On January - 08 birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1556  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on this day in history.  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on January - 08.  

1587  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born on January - 08.  

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) was born on this day in history.  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on this day in history.  

1628  On this day in history birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  On January - 08 birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  

1635  On this day in history birth of luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709)  

1658  On January - 08 birth of nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix)  

1668  Jean Gilles, composer was born on this day in history.  

1735  On January - 08 birth of john Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815)  

1763  On January - 08 birth of edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834)  

1767  On January - 08 birth of abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28)  

1777  Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist was born on this day in history.  

1779  John White, composer was born on this day in history.  

1786  Nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank was born on this day in history.  

1787  Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer was born on January - 08.  

1788  On January - 08 birth of erik Drake, composer  

1788  Archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831) was born on this day in history.  

1788  On January - 08 birth of pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874)  

1791  On January - 08 birth of jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)  

1792  Lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo) was born on January - 08.  

1805  On this day in history birth of john Bigler, American politician (d. 1871)  

1805  Orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878) was born on this day in history.  

1810  On January - 08 birth of robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)  

1812  Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer was born on this day in history.  

1812  William Henry Holmes, composer was born on January - 08.  

1814  On this day in history birth of johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist  

1814  On January - 08 birth of thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

1815  On January - 08 birth of george Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883  

1815  Lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905 was born on this day in history.  

1817  John Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867 was born on January - 08.  

1817  Sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on January - 08.  

1100  Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on January - 08.  

1107  On January - 08 death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  On January - 08 coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

1324  On this day in history marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies  

1336  On January - 08 giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on January - 08.  

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